Caldera OpenServer dlvr_audit buffer overflow

openserver-dlvraudit-bo (8442) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

Caldera OpenServer is vulnerable to a buffer overflow in the /etc/auth/dlvr_audit program. A local attacker could overflow a buffer in dlvr_audit and execute arbitrary code on the system with root privileges.


Consequences:

Gain Privileges

Remedy:

Apply the oss645a patch, as listed in Caldera International, Inc. Security Advisory CSSA-2002-SCO.8. See References.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • SCO Caldera OpenServer 5.0.5
  • SCO Caldera OpenServer 5.0.6

Reported:

Mar 11, 2002

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